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tii alternator (different factory offering?)


jgerock

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Did the factory ever install a different alternator on the tii's (than the standard low-mounted unit)?

I ran across a photo in the Blue Book on page 11-53/5 (10.73 Alteration) related to replacing the coolant hoses. The picture illustrates the warm-up coolant hose on the KF pump. A high-mounted alternator is clearly shown with a short metal bracket securing the top alternator tab to the unused stud on the aluminum timing cover (just below the KF pump). I've wondered what that stud was for - but now I know.

Does anyone have more info on this "alternate" alternator? The battery and tray would seem to be right in the way.

Below is a photo of the unused stud on my car.

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Jim Gerock

 

Riviera 69 2002 built 5/30/69 "Oscar"

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Hi,

this is just a guess but, this engine was

used in other car bodies and the picture

may have come from something like

a 2000/1800 tiilux from 1966 or 67. you are

right about the battery tray.

great piece of sluething.

good luck,

stone

stone racing co

phila pa 19123

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I searched the web this morning for "2000tii" and found these pics on a German-only site. I cannot zoom in close on the see-thru car picture to see the details, but the engine pic from their site shows the "standard" tii alternator location.

The site also mentions a 45 amp alternator (std. for tii).

Maybe another FAQ'r has a good picture of the 4-door engine bay.

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Jim Gerock

 

Riviera 69 2002 built 5/30/69 "Oscar"

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